Family: Mysmenidae Petrunkevitch,1928 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0079] Back

Gen. Mysmena Simon , 1894 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00802 ]
N.B.: transferred from the Theridiidae to the Symphytognathidae by Forster, 1959: 270, here by Forster & Platnick, 1977: 2; not a senior synonym of Microdipoena Banks, 1895 (Saaristo, 1978: 125); considered a senior synonym of Calodipoena Gertsch & Davis, 1936: 8 (N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Mysmena Simon, 1894 by Brignoli, 1980j: 729, contra Levi, 1956a: 3 (but see also Wunderlich, 2004h: 1073), type C. incredula Gertsch & Davis, 1936 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00790], of Itapua Baert, 1984a: 604, type I. tembei Baert, 1984 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00796], of Calomyspoena Baert & Maelfait, 1983: 104, type C. santacruzi Baert & Maelfait, 1983 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00791], of Tamasesia Marples,  1955a: 476 (transferred from the Tamasesiidae to the Theridiidae and synonymized with Mysmena Simon, 1894 by Levi, 1956a: 3; removed from synonymy and transferred here by Brignoli, 1980j: 730), type T. rotunda Marples, 1955 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00808], and of Kekenboschiella Baert, 1982: 303 (N.B.: several undescribed females from New Guinea are illustrated by Baert, 1984b), type K. marijkeae Baert, 1982 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00797] by Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015: 784, 785.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-10-03
Described in
Simon, 1894a
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Counts Status
48accepted
Reference

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris 1, 489-760. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-07-08 Genus synonymy Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 Kekenboschiella synonymized with Mysmena
2015-07-08 Genus synonymy Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 Tamasesia synonymized with Mysmena
2015-07-08 Genus synonymy Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 Calomyspoena synonymized with Mysmena
2015-07-08 Genus synonymy Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 Itapua synonymized with Mysmena
2015-07-08 Genus synonymy Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 Calodipoena synonymized with Mysmena